As a suitably impressive follow-up to the new “blue marble” image of our world released in July, today NASA shared a gorgeous animation created from pictures captured by NOAA’s Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) spacecraft.
A team of engineers has been at work for the past three years to develop a space cleanup satellite. The intent is to eliminate threatening, human-made orbital debris.
As multi-million dollar spacecraft crawl across our solar system, they could bring smaller passengers with them -- these tiny vehicles are called CubeSats and they've so far done a great job colonizing low Earth orbit.
NASA hopes to match commercial efforts in the future satellite-repair industry.
The Earth and Mars will be on opposite sides of the sun this month, meaning we'll lose contact with our beloved Mars rovers and orbiters.
A heated battle that spread to federal courtrooms and the U.S. Congress ended on Tuesday with the U.S. Air Force clearing Elon Musk’s rocket company SpaceX to fly military and national security satellites.
A previously undiscovered moon crater has been provisionally named after the famous US aviator Amelia Earhart.
The 20-year mission of a U.S. military weather satellite came to an abrupt end last month after a power system temperature spike and an apparent explosion.
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